Lottie Cunningham- 2019 Paul K. Feyerabend Award

Lottie Cunningham- 2019 Paul K. Feyerabend Award

For thirty years, Miskitu lawyer Lottie Cunningham Wren has worked in the domestic and international arena to secure land rights for the indigenous peoples living along the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.  She is an exemplarily committed individual, whose professional capacities … Read more

Enhancing the traditional food knowledge and practices of indigenous Bambuti in the Great Lakes Region, DRC

Enhancing the traditional food knowledge and practices of indigenous Bambuti in the Great Lakes Region, DRC

This initiative by the organization Shirika La Bambuti focuses on five key local food products – to be ultimately listed in Slow Food’s Ark of Taste – derived from the agricultural and culinary tradition of the indigenous peoples of the … Read more

RADIO SHIPIBO : reviving a language, mobilising a nation and serving as a tool for territorial governance for the Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo people in the Peruvian Amazon

RADIO SHIPIBO : reviving a language, mobilising a nation and serving as a tool for territorial governance for the Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo people in the Peruvian Amazon

The Shipibo-Konibo-Xetebo are an indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon with an estimated population of 35,000 individuals. Its 144 communities are distributed in the areas along the Ucayali River and its tributaries (Pisqui, Callería, Aguaytía, Pachitea), and on the banks … Read more

Securing territories of life for the sustainable livelihoods of mobile indigenous peoples and the conservation of nature in Iran - an initiative in memory and honor of Dr. M. Taghi Farvar

Securing territories of life for the sustainable livelihoods of mobile indigenous peoples and the conservation of nature in Iran – an initiative in memory and honor of Dr. M. Taghi Farvar

Dr M. Taghi Farvar (1942-2018) was a pioneer in participatory nature conservation with indigenous peoples and local communities. He always defended their collective rights over their territories and natural resources and sought to positively influence relevant policies at national and … Read more

Security and solidarity go together for the Adivasi Baiga community of Central India

Security and solidarity go together for the Adivasi Baiga community of Central India

This initiative of the civil society organisation Adiwasi Samta Manch engages 20 villages in Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh State, Central India. The villages are inhabited by the Baiga—an Adiwasi group that was assigned the status of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG) … Read more

Defending the territory and food sovereignty of Maya people in Yucatan, Mexico

Defending the territory and food sovereignty of Maya people in Yucatan, Mexico

This initiative will be carried out in three communities of the Chenes region, where a participatory space will be promoted—in assemblies and dedicated workshops— to identify the elements of strength of the local indigenous food systems. The survival of the … Read more

Salween Peace Park and its slain leader Saw O Moo - providing a grassroots’ alternative to imposed destructive development in Burma / Myanmar

Salween Peace Park and its slain leader Saw O Moo – providing a grassroots’ alternative to imposed destructive development in Burma / Myanmar

The Salween Peace Park (SPP) is a conserved territory covering 5,485 km2 in the Salween River basin, a region of great importance to global biodiversity in Burma/Myanmar. It is self-declared by its indigenous Karen people to fulfill their three … Read more

“Community learning” in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México

“Community learning” in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México

The ” Community Learning” initiative supports access to free basic education and the exercice of personal and collective human rights in the urban periphery of San Cristobal de Las Casas (Chiapas, Mexico).  As a first step, it has opened a Read more

Dr. Mohammad Taghi Farvar – Member of the Board of the Paul K. Feyerabend Foundation – 1942-2018

Dr. Mohammad Taghi Farvar – Member of the Board of the Paul K. Feyerabend Foundation – 1942-2018

It is with extreme sadness that we have to inform you all that Taghi Farvar – Member of the Board of the Paul K. Feyerabend Foundation and President of the ICCA Consortium – passed away on Monday 16 July 2018.… Read more

Fostering solidarity and strategic alliance between the Batak and Tagbanuwa peoples of Puerto Princesa (Palawan, the Philippines)

Fostering solidarity and strategic alliance between the Batak and Tagbanuwa peoples of Puerto Princesa (Palawan, the Philippines)

This initiative aims at strengthening community solidarity and forging a strategic alliance between two groups of indigenous peoples: the Batak and the Tagbanuwa of Puerto Princesa Municipality, (particularly in the territory of Tanabag), in the island of Palawan, The Philippines. … Read more

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